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Wake up, you need to make money

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With my website tagline “get rich young” and my Twitter bio singing to the world that “I make millennials rich”, I probably look like I have a secret get-rich-quick scheme for the masses. I don’t. Nevertheless, people message/email/tweet at me at least 3 times per week asking for one. When I reply with my usual helpful tactics suggesting they earn more, spend less, pay off debt, and invest, they’re always sort of aghast that I asked them to do something on their own behalf. I can’t earn your money for you. At present, I’m too tied up in my own 9-to-5 + side projects to bring home your paycheque in addition to my own. You need to make your own money. This is your privilege, as well as your responsibility. Most people understand this. The majority of people inherently “get” that they will have to show up for their own life, and know intuitively that it […]

I think I’ll just try to make more money

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I frequently try to curb my spending with moderate success. I feel a little ridiculous because I remember living comfortably on less than $1,500 per month as a student, and now making way more than that I can’t find spending to cut. Know why? Because cutting spending sucks. Do you want to do it? Because I don’t want to do it. If anything I would like to have more disposable income to throw around. Frankly, I wish I had so much money I didn’t even have to think about my spending. I wish I could buy more new clothes, more make up, get massages twice per month instead of once, get my hair blown-out every weekend, hire a housekeeper, buy a Mini Cooper, live in a swank condo or loft, and travel more often. Is that greedy? Ok yes it is, but I’m being honest here. Don’t pretend you don’t […]